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Gabbard focuses on Kauai

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard was on Kauai from Thursday through Saturday to assist with recovery efforts after a record-setting storm wiped out many homes and local businesses, left communities isolated due to landslides, and required hundreds to be evacuated.

Schatz urges federal aid

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration to be ready to swiftly approve any request from the state of Hawaii for a disaster declaration for communities affected by flooding on Kauai and Oahu.

1 more in mayoral race

Lenny Rapozo, director of the county Department of Parks and Recreation, has officially filed his papers for the upcoming mayoral race.

Honolulu rally supports pesticide bill

In support of Hawaii’s potential ban on chlorpyrifos and of stricter pesticide rules, several Kauai people added their voices to dozens who gathered at the capitol for Monday’s Keiki First Rally.

Proposed land deal advances

A bill proposing the $5.6 million purchase of land in Hanalei by the County of Kauai was moved forward at Wednesday’s County Council meeting.

House passes TAT bill

A bill that allocates transient accommodations tax revenues to Kauai, Hawaii and Maui counties from July 1 through Dec. 31, 2030 passed through the House of Representatives Tuesday with 44 outof 51 votes in favor of the bill.